Team Project Assignments

Statistics Lab

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chi square test

Submit after you review your feedback from SPSS assignment 9.

Each team will run a chi-square test of independence on two categorical variables to see if they are related to each other. Scroll down to the end of this page to see which two variables you are to analyze for your project. 

 

Each team will create and submit two pptx slides: one slide for their chi-square test information and table, one slide for the relevant SPSS output with the numbers used hi-lighted. Make sure you include the SPSS output showing the % of the sample within each row and each column.

 

On the chi-square slide, be sure to report the statistical results in correct APA format. Please see this sample pptx for what goes on the chi-square slide.

 

Please let me know if you have any questions!

Climate change: Use a chi-square contingency test to answer the question "Is the belief that climate change is occuring dependent on political party affiliation?"

American immigrants:  Use a chi-square contingency test to answer the question "Do attitudes towards immigrants/immigration (negative, neutral, positive) depend on the race of the participants (white, non-white)?" Use the variables "race_category" and "opinion_valence_category".

COVID vaccine and other mandates: Use a chi-square contingency test to answer the question "Does vaccination status depend on politcal party affiliation?"

Gun violence: Use a chi-square contingency test to answer the question "Do perceptions of restricting gun ownership and its effect on gun violence depend on politcal party affiliation?"

 

Transgender discrimination: Use a chi-square contingency test to answer the question "Do opinions of transgender participation in competitive sports depend on gender identity?" Use the variables "gender_identity_category" (male, female, other), and "sport_participation_category" (flexible options, biological sex only).

 

Perceptions of discrimination at SUU-UT-USA: Use a chi-square contingency test to answer the question "Does the location (SUU, UT, USA) ranked highest for overall discrimination despend on whether or not participants experienced religious discrimination in the past?" IMPORTANT: use "select cases" and specify "location_ranked_highest_4_discrim < 4". This will exclude people who ranked all three locations equally.